This is your fault. You, the movie-going public. You ignored me and 75% of critics and went to see Fifty Shades of Grey. It made a lot of money, so now this sequel has been foisted upon us.
Two years ago, The LEGO Movie surprised a lot of people by being not only a wonderfully entertaining kid’s movie, but something adults could love too. It is so much more than a feature length toy commercial. A followup was inevitable, but I don’t think anyone at the time would have predicted it would come in the form of a Batman spinoff. But thankfully here we are!
Fresh off an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film, Toni Erdmann hails from Germany and is expanding in select theaters this weekend.
You may not have heard of this one, but it’s just been nominated for an Oscar.
From acclaimed Japanese animation house, Studio Ghibli, The Red Turtle is a near silent film about a man marooned on a desert island, his attempts to leave, and his unexpected fate with a giant red sea turtle.
When most “normal” people want to work through a dark time of their life, they might write a book or journal. They might talk about it with a confidant or therapist. They might pray and meditate. Woody Harrelson writes, directs, produces, and stars in a single take feature film streamed live into theaters, and based on what he calls one of the worst nights of his life.
The year is 1979. Dorethea (Annette Bening) is a chain smoking optimistic lost soul and single mother raising a teen boy Jamie (Lucas Jade Zuhmann). As Jamie enters the difficult waters of adulthood, Dorethea, concerned she can’t help him alone, enlists the help of her both her boarder (Greta Gerwig) and Jamie’s closest friend (Elle Fanning) in raising her son.
Adapted by Patrick Ness from his 2011 novel, A Monster Calls is a modern fairy tale that will have the audience sobbing by the end.
The largely unknown stories of three brilliant black women who, behind the scenes at NASA, were crucial to putting the first American in space and beyond.